Overview

EL-8500VA – Advanced Multi-format 4K Presentation Switch with HDBaseT inputs, Audio/Mic I/O & a built-in audio amplifier

The EL-8500VA is a multi-format scaling HDMI, USB Type C, HDBaseT, and VGA input presentation switch, which allows the user to output at a scaled resolution of the user’s choosing over the mirrored HDMI and HDBaseT outputs. The HDMI and USB-C ports support resolutions up to 4K@60 (4:4:4, 8-bit) while the HDBaseT output supports automatic down-conversion of 4K60(4:4:4) sources to 4K60(4:2:0). The VGA inputs support resolutions up to WUXGA. The HDBaseT output provides a great solution to extend your audio and video up to 70 meters (at 4K) over a single run of Cat.5e/6/7 cable as well as providing 48V PoH power to compatible HDBaseT Receivers.

This unit also includes multiple analogue stereo audio inputs and a microphone input along with an amplified analogue stereo output to provide a range of audio routing and mixing flexibility. The built-in audio mixer function allows the user to mix audio from any analogue input with the microphone input for presentation or lecture theatre usage. The ability to switch back and forth between mixed and non-mixed audio simplifies the presentation experience.

A trigger input interface is also provided to allow the easy addition of a remote control keypad, or other trigger-supporting products, which can be installed within a podium or within a table in a conference room or classroom. This interface can allow the user to activate functions with the simple press of a button. Standard control is available via front panel buttons with an On-Screen Display (OSD), Web GUI, Telnet and RS-232.

  • Supports switching and scaling of all AV inputs for display over the mirrored HDMI and HDBaseT outputs 
  • Supports up to 4K UHD (18Gbps, 4K@50/60Hz 4:4:4, 8-bit) video input and output Note: The HDBaseT output will automatically down-convert 4K50/60(4:4:4) sources to 4K50/60(4:2:0) to maintain compatibility
  • HDBaseT output transmits video and audio over a single Cat.5e/6/7 cable up to 100m/328ft at 1080p and 70m/230ft at 4K
  • Supports pass-through of many audio formats including LPCM 2.0/5.1/7.1, Bitstream, and HD Bitstream
  • Audio mixer function allows the mixing of audio from any analogue input with the microphone input
  • Built in 2 x 20 watts audio amplifier
  • Trigger Control Keypad support for easy, single-button, function activation (Optional)
  • Supports standard 48V PoH from the HDBaseT output (PSE) to a connected HDBaseT receiver (PD) (compatible receivers only)
  • Comprehensive EDID and HDCP management (HDCP 2.2)
  • Controllable via front panel controls with OSD, RS-232, Telnet, Web GUI, and triggers
  • USB for service/firmware updates
Inputs  4x HDMI [4x HDMI Uncompressed AV and Data]
2x RJ45 [2x HDBaseT HDMI & Propriety Data]
2x 15pin Dsub [2x VGA RGBHV]
1x 6.35mm Stereo Jack [1x Microphone]
6x 3.5mm Stereo mini-jack [6x Stereo(L/R)]
1x Phoenix (10 pin) [1x Trigger In (8)]
1x 9pin Dsub [1x RS-232 Control RS-232 Data]
1x 3.5mm Stereo mini-jack [1x Infra Red Receiver]
1x RJ45 [1x Control IP]
1x USB-C [1x USB-C / Thunderbolt]
Outputs  1x HDMI [1x HDMI Uncompressed AV and Data]
1x RJ45 [1x HDBaseT HDMI & Propriety Data]
2x 3.5mm Stereo mini-jack [2x Stereo(L/R)]
1x 3.5mm Stereo mini-jack [1x Infra Red Emitter]
POE PSU PoH
PSU 24V/6.25A
Dimensions  432mm [W] x 194mm [D] x 49mm [H] 
Net Weight  2.50kg
Gross Weight  4.10kg

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